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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Katya Mandoki Bad Marxism: Capitalism and Cultural Studies , by Hutnyk John , London : Pluto Press , 2004 , 251 pages, $24.95/£15.99, PB ISBN 0–7453–2266–2 © BERG 2006 PRINTED IN THE UK 2006 The provocative title of Bad Marxism that John Hutnyk chose for this book...
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Published: 01 March 2017
Figure 12 Feels bad, feels mad, feels good iterations of Pepe the Frog used as an example in a blog post by San Luis Obispo High School Journalism. www.slohsexpressions.com/2015/05/20/dank-meme-of-the-week-pepe-the-frog/ Figure 12. Feels bad, feels mad, feels good iterations of Pepe the Frog More
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 327–356.
Published: 01 November 2007
... the memory of their critical projects is rapidly giving way to the uncontested status of today’s global neoliberalist ideology. Yet, Sloterdijk argues, this is not necessarily a bad thing, not even for critical thought. In the third and fourth parts of his essay, his explicit aim is to “translate...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 193–206.
Published: 01 July 2012
... poetics and politics of converting the writing subject into a medium of worlded multicultural otherness and/or the consolidation of selfhood and cultural-political belief in such settings. In Cold War contexts threatened with the allure and bad faith of orientalism and the romantic sublime, the stylistic...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 22–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
... alongside each other as intertwined technologies of confession that seek to parse “good, truthful” desirable bodies from “bad, deceptive” bodies threatening to contaminate the body politic. I argue that penal institutions, military practices, legal frameworks, and medical testing braid together through...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 157–162.
Published: 01 March 2012
... “treelike” structures. This mobilization of the artificial distinction returns in the various ways Hands handily splits off “counter-power” (bad) from “anti-power” (good), as well as “unthought” (bad) from “thought” (good), “centralization” (bad) from “distribution” (good), and even a “major” (bad) from a...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 23–26.
Published: 01 March 2005
... form of the Americans, as it happens – inflicts on itself. The electric shock of shame and bad conscience. This is how the two events are linked. To the two events, a violent reaction throughout the world: in the first instance, a sense of momentousness, in the second, a sense of abjection. In...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 311–320.
Published: 01 July 2011
... examines the concept of the anomaly in media theory and philosophy. These opening sections confirm the notion of the accident and the anomaly as separate from qualitative notions of “good” and “bad” as the central organizational principle of The Spam Book ; as Parikka and Sampson state in their...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 351–374.
Published: 01 November 2008
... “bad guess” “Bad Guess?” chorused the Reporters. Yes, no more than a Bad Guess, in 1962 “8000 American Troops handle the Situation” Bad Guess ( Ginsberg 1966c: 398 ) This extract is from near the start of Part II, which opens with Ginsberg listening to Republican senator George Aiken being...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 85–92.
Published: 01 March 2010
.... It's not that people don't know better; it's that they have no choice but to pretend that they don't know better. This is certainly true in the entertainment industry, which places such a high premium on showing how bad you want it that, invariably, the thirst for fame itself becomes a performance...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2005
... the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse imagery. Indeed, for him, the latter is an even worse symbolic dishonor than 9/11 since the US wreaked this ignominy on itself in the form of “shame and bad conscience.” Alternatively, in “Cold Panic,” Paul Virilio contends that the Cold War threat to obliterate the...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 42–48.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of labour is, as Bastiat says, nothing but a sisyphism , or making work for work’s sake. I see thousands of workers, it is true, at work in the mines or in the shops, and receiving good salaries. But if the diamonds which they are finding, or cutting, have no other effect than to excite bad feeling...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 212–218.
Published: 01 July 2013
... think in the order of difference. But the “He” addresses himself to “You.” Does this mean that “He” attends the meditation of “You” as a student or spectator and that he interrupts him in order to intervene in it? Apparently, yes—but one can also think that the opposite is happening: “You” is a bad...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 73–96.
Published: 01 March 2009
...: separation from bad infinite repetition in order to “authorize a new way of thinking.” The dichotomy appears restaged in that between cinema (a permanently available impurity) and dance (a pure, vanishing instant). The opposition is clearly hierarchical: against repetition, equivocality, and interpretation...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 269–288.
Published: 01 November 2008
... militate against that which makes its functioning possible. Technology acts against its essence. More recent theoretical discussions echo Heidegger’s earliest remarks on temporality by casting the problem in terms of acceleration. In 1924 Heidegger had distinguished “the bad present of the everyday...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 361–373.
Published: 01 November 2012
... gone into bad-boy mode. On the other hand, there was a hesitant, almost awkward raising with which he managed to turn inflammatory statements into innocent queries. This upward lilt—when his voice resembled a timid periscope peeking out over an ocean of frothy syntax—added an endearing Oliver Twist...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 385–397.
Published: 01 November 2012
... plebs in terms of good and bad, they were using the notion of “good” to praise their own virtues, which in those days referred to courage rather than morals. According to Nietzsche's informed analysis, all cultures that affirm a basic distinction between good and evil can be traced back to the pious...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 March 2008
... formulations that emerged in the latter half of the twentieth century – making a marked turn that became evident during the first Gulf War (though its roots are earlier). News media imagery is so often mere smokescreen, the production of bad-faith illusion, that it has contributed to an erosion of belief in...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 222–230.
Published: 01 July 2008
... juxtaposition represents a language of defiance against the codes that dictate prescribed behavior. Hollywood – that pervasive world of movies and stars – has created a rigid range of identities for women. No personality exemplifies the polarity of bad girl/mother better than Liz Taylor. This alter ego has...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 139–144.
Published: 01 March 2009
... failing to understand its distinct difference from capitalism renders any attempt to ameliorate what bad features it does have impossible. ...